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*New Paid Opportunities* - Healthwatch Dorset are recruiting

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10th June 2024

Healthwatch Dorset are currently recruiting for two vacancies. They have provided the details as follows:

 

Healthwatch Dorset Volunteer Officer, part-time (30 hours per week)
Salary £18,654 pa (FTE £23,317 pa) pension scheme, 25 days annual leave

Are you passionate about the value of volunteering? Could you inspire, develop and manage our enthusiastic team of volunteers to talk to people in Dorset about their experiences of using health and social care services? If yes, you could be part of our team.

About Healthwatch Dorset

We are the county's independent health and social care champion. We believe that health and social care providers can best improve services by listening to people’s experiences, and we believe that everyone in society needs to be included in the conversation. We listen to the issues that matter to local people and hear about their health and care experiences. As a statutory body, we have the power to make sure NHS leaders and other decision-makers listen to public feedback and use it to improve standards of care. We can also help people find reliable and trustworthy information and advice.

The role

You will recruit, train and support our Healthwatch Dorset volunteers who are our link to communities across the county. You will support them to engage with local people about their experiences of using health and social care services, represent us at events, make films and help us out in the office.

Who we're looking for

You will be someone who shares our passion and commitment for volunteering and have experience of recruiting and supporting a team of volunteers. You will have the ability to inspire and motivate people, including young people and understand the issues and barriers to volunteering.

For more information

If you would like to work with us to help Dorset's health and social care services meet the needs of local people, visit our website and download our job pack. In return we offer 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, a generous contributory pension scheme, comfortable office accommodation in Bournemouth and flexible working practices.

 


Healthwatch Dorset Information and Signposting Administrator, Fixed Term (Maternity Cover)
16 hours per week Monday to Friday, worked flexibly within the hours of 9am – 5pm
Salary £22,500 FTE (£9,600 pro rata), pension scheme, 25 days annual leave

We are looking for a well organised and friendly team member who is confident talking to the public. If you have experience in customer service, using databases and are confident in social media, we would love to hear from you.

About Healthwatch Dorset

We are the county's independent health and social care champion. We believe that health and social care providers can best improve services by listening to people’s experiences, and we believe that everyone in society needs to be included in the conversation. We listen to the issues that matter to local people and hear about their health and care experiences. As a statutory body, we have the power to make sure NHS leaders and other decision-makers listen to public feedback and use it to improve standards of care. We can also help people find reliable and trustworthy information and advice.

The role

We need someone to organise events and meetings, and coordinate and produce internal papers and reports. You will also look after our data management system, run our information, signposting and enquiries service, and you will use our social media accounts to help raise awareness of our work and build public engagement.

Who we're looking for

You will be someone who has experience of dealing professionally with people on the telephone and be a confident administrator with knowledge of all Microsoft packages and database systems. With event planning skills and extensive social media experience.

For more information

If you would like to work with us to help Dorset's health and social care services meet the needs of local people, visit our website and download our job pack. In return we offer 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, a generous contributory pension scheme, comfortable office accommodation in Bournemouth and flexible working practices.

 

For more information about these posts and to download an application form please visit:
https://healthwatchdorset.co.uk/about/vacancies/ or telephone: 01225 701851

Closing date for applications: midnight Sunday 23 June 2024
Date for interviews: Tuesday 2 July 2024 in Bournemouth

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